- Why: To better understand your financial bottom-line performance
- What: To measure how much money is left after all costs have been deducted from overall sales revenues
- When: When investors and managers want to understand how profitable a business is
- The question this indicator helps you to answer: to what extent are we generating bottom-line results?
Why does this KPI matter?
Profits are important for all businesses, regardless of whether they are in the private or public sector. Simply put: the very nature of business is to produce goods or services that you can sell for a financial return or reward. Taking away the costs of producing goods and providing services from the revenue or sales you are generating will leave ...